Over three thousand years ago, practitioners of Chinese herbal medicine paired together various nature’s elements to create a specialized remedy for their patients. Their knowledge of herbal properties is still used in treatments today. Why? Because they work! Elisabeth Bouchard, L. Ac brings these skills to patients in the El Paso, TX area. To learn more about how Chinese herbal medicine can help you, call Bouchard Wellness now at 915-238-3540.
Chinese herbs and formulas are one of the oldest and most popular forms of healthcare. The term "herbal medicine" refers to the use of a plant’s seed, berries, roots, leaves, bark or flowers as well as animal and mineralsubstances for medicinal purposes. While the scientific study of herbs in the United States began just over two centuries ago, herbs and botanicals have been used to treat a wide range of health problems in Asia for thousands of years.
Certain herbs contain natural energetic substances whose essence gently correct underlying excesses or deficiencies of your body. After a thorough diagnosis of your own body’s condition, a combination of herbs, called formula, is prepared to help restore your individual internal balance. They are often prescribed in combination with acupuncture treatment.
Herbs can be a powerful adjunct to acupuncture care. They are used to strengthen and support the body or clear excessive conditions like fever, cold or acute pain
With herbal medicine, Elisabeth Bouchard, L. Ac. at Bouchard Wellness can help relieve conditions such as: